Thais Moriya Jutanugarn and Pornanong Phatlum made strong starts at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Thursday.
Moriya, 18, shot a two-under-par 70 with three consecutive birdies from the 11th hole and a lone bogey at the third.
Moriya, who is playing in her second Kraft tournament but first as a professional, shared sixth place with 10 players, including LPGA Thailand champion Park Inbee and Shin Jiyai. The Bangkok native, who missed the cut last year, was two shots off the pace.
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